BOOKS: Three of a Kind ... Improve your coaching skills

BOOKS: Three of a Kind ... Improve your coaching skills - Effective Coaching; Myles Downey; Texere pounds 7.99

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Effective Coaching; Myles Downey; Texere pounds 7.99

This book offers a thorough description of coaching and its aims, and can be adapted for use both in and out of the workplace. Useful sections include further development of one's coaching skills, and a series of imagined coach and coachee conversations. **

Coaching for Performance; John Whitmore; Nicholas Brealey pounds 12.99

An in-depth guide to coaching that takes in topics such as 'Coaching the Corporation', and advice for coaching individuals and teams. The most comprehensive of the three books, it has been in print for more than 10 years and is regularly revised. Suitable for beginners and professionals alike. ***

Coaching Successfully; John Eaton and Roy Johnson, Dorling Kindersley, pounds 4.99

An introductory book that covers the basics of managing a coaching session as well as advice on troubleshooting and dealing with members of staff hostile to the idea of coaching. The easy-to-follow layout includes advice on team coaching and long-distance coaching. Good for beginners. **

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